14 March 2012
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2012.0271 Vulnerability in DNS Server Could Allow Denial of Service 14 March 2012 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Microsoft Windows Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2 Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2012-0006 Original Bulletin: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-017 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-017 - Important Vulnerability in DNS Server Could Allow Denial of Service (2647170) Published: Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Version: 1.0 General Information Executive Summary This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow denial of service if a remote unauthenticated attacker sends a specially crafted DNS query to the target DNS server. This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Windows Server 2003, 32-bit and x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008, and x64-based editions of Windows Server 2008 R2. For more information, see the subsection, Affected Software, in this section. Affected Software Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2 Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 1 Vulnerability Information DNS Denial of Service Vulnerability - CVE-2012-0006 A denial of service vulnerability exists in the way that the DNS server improperly handles objects in memory when looking up the resource record of a domain. An attacker that successfully exploited this vulnerability could cause the DNS server on the target system to stop responding and automatically restart. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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